Garlic Skewered Shrimp

Garlic Skewered Shrimp

Garlic Skewered Shrimp


Makes 4 servings


1 pound raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
3 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
Lettuce leaves (optional)


  1. Prepare grill or preheat broiler. Soak 4 (12-inch) wooden skewers in hot water 30 minutes. Meanwhile, place shrimp in large plastic resealable food storage bag. Combine soy sauce, oil, garlic and red pepper, if desired, in cup; mix well. Pour over shrimp. Seal bag; turn to coat. Marinate at room temperature 15 minutes.
  2. Drain shrimp; reserve marinade. Alternately thread shrimp and onions onto skewers. Place skewers on grid or rack of broiler pan. Brush with reserved marinade; discard any remaining marinade. Grill, covered, over medium-hot coals or broil 5 to 6 inches from heat 5 minutes on each side or until shrimp are pink and opaque. Serve on lettuce-lined plate, if desired.

Serving Suggestion

For a more attractive presentation, leave the tails on the shrimp.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Skewer (without lettuce)
Calories 128
Calories from Fat 32 %
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 173 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 20 g
Sodium 464 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 2-1/2

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